Focus Features has officially announced the release date for their upcoming feature, The Coldest City. The film is the big screen adaptation of the graphic novel by Antony Johnston and illustrator Sam Hart.
The Coldest City will be directed by David Leitch from an adapted screenplay by Kurt Johnstad. It is described as a high-stakes, global action-thriller that takes place in the city of Berlin, on the eve of the Wall’s collapse and the shifting of superpower alliances. Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road) portrays Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, who is dispatched to Berlin to take down a ruthless espionage ring that has just killed an undercover agent for reasons unknown. She is ordered to cooperate with Berlin station chief David Percival, and the two form an uneasy alliance, unleashing their full arsenal of skills in pursuing a threat that jeopardizes the West’s entire intelligence operation.
Other actors attached to star include John Goodman, Sofia Boutella, Til Schweiger, James Faulkner, Eddie Marsan, Roland Møller, Bill Skarsgård, Barbara Sukowa, Johannes Johannesson and Toby Jones.
The Coldest City will open in theaters on August 11, 2017.